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South of France: the 5 most beautiful hotels where to stay on the French Riviera

Because finding the ideal hotel to go on holiday is not an easy thing to do, we have selected for you the most beautiful hotels in the PACA region. Whether you prefer to spend a relaxing and well-being stay with your lover or a holiday with friends or family, the Côte d'Azur and its riches will surely satisfy your summer holidays in 2020.  

1. Lily of The Valley - Saint-Tropez 


In the heart of the Riviera, in a unique and warm setting, is the Lily of The Valley Hotel. This charming hotel is set in the preserved landscape of the Cap Lardier estate, a green setting nestling on the Var coast. 


Only a few minutes away from Saint-Tropez and the beaches of Pampelonne, you can enjoy a zen stay thanks to the wellness programs and the numerous areas dedicated to sport, health and relaxation. Whether you wish to lose weight, eliminate everyday stress or improve your sports performance, the hotel's coaches and therapists will offer you a tailor-made programme from 4 to 28 days to satisfy your desires and objectives. A great way to get back in shape and get back on the right track in your active life! And if you feel like doing nothing for a few days, that's fine too... 


Our favorite: the 180° view of the Mediterranean Sea from the spacious and comfortable rooms, a real treat!

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2. La Chèvre d'Or - Eze


La Chèvre d'Or is a luxury castle in the heart of the French Riviera and its breathtaking scenery. It is a large property, not for its number of rooms, but rather for its vast spaces dedicated to a change of scenery and relaxation. 


You will have the opportunity to take a walk in one of the different gardens that the hotel has at your disposal, and enjoy all the characteristic scents of the Mediterranean. This hotel is a true open-air museum that will lead you to the most beautiful panoramas of the region. Between the endless sea and the sun-swept hills, there is plenty to see and enjoy. 


The castle's facilities include a sauna & jacuzzi with panoramic views and a high-tech fitness room. As you can see, La Chèvre d'Or is a warm, authentic and historic place waiting for you in the heart of the medieval city of Eze.

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3. Chateau de Valmer - La Croix-Valmer 


The Château de Valmer is an old bourgeois residence just a few steps from the sea and the Gulf of Saint-Tropez. This Relais et Châteaux thrones in the heart of the Provencal countryside, with its authentic and refined charm. If you wish to enjoy this unique natural space even more, you can choose to stay in a hut perched on a hill overlooking the vineyards, or choose one of the two villas that offer a panoramic view of the vineyards and a glimpse of the sea. 


As far as activities are concerned, numerous spaces and facilities are available to guests: private sandy beach, outdoor swimming pools, tennis court, water sports or even a petanque ground, there is something for everyone. At dinner time, you can take a seat on the terrace of La Palmeraie, the castle's starred restaurant, and enjoy the delights of the hotel's organic vegetable garden and vineyards. A nature-oriented stay awaits you in one of the most sought-after places on the French Riviera.

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4. Villa La Coste - Aix-en-Provence


Between Aix-en-Provence and the Luberon Natural Park, Villa La Coste is nestled in an intimate and unique place. There are nearly 28 villas, including 10 with private swimming pool, which blend into a magnificent Provencal decor. 


Each accommodation has a panoramic view of the Luberon, a privileged location to enjoy the jewels of the surrounding nature at every moment. In the Zen and refined comfort offered by each villa, you can relax and enjoy your private terrace while contemplating the vineyards of La Coste. Enjoy local flavors in one of the hotel's two restaurants, which are sure to delight your taste buds.

For more information about Villa La Coste and its services, visit

5. Les Roches Blanches - Cassis


The hotel Les Roches Blanches is an old mansion by the sea, named after the limestone rocks found on the coast between Cassis and Marseille. It takes its place very close to the Calanques and offers a breathtaking view of the cliff of Cap Canaille... Just that! 


It is one of the most beautiful hotels in the south of France, which is highly recommended for a romantic getaway as the setting is superb. You will have the chance to stay close to the most beautiful cities of the French Riviera: Marseille, Cassis, Aix-en-Provence or the magnificent islands of the Mediterranean Sea are only a few kilometers away! 


And to enjoy the sea and its most beautiful panoramas, Les Roches Blanches has thought of everything: private escapade in the creeks, helicopter flight to admire the region from the sky, fitness with a private coach, climbing, sea fishing or diving, to each his own way to visit the coast. A stay full of beautiful discoveries, in a setting that combines Provencal charm with relaxation on the Mediterranean coast, so you can fully enjoy the sun of the French Riviera.

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